#429 : Rediscovering the Declaration of Independence.

Rediscovering the Declaration of Independence. Turning the corner on the death penalty. Plus Bill Press with Mark Pocan, Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

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Democracy theorist Danielle Allen on why a call to equality is at the core of the American idea and its founding document. Author and attorney Bill Blum on the significance of California’s moratorium on the death penalty. And Wisconsin Representative Mark Pocan tells Bill Press why he is calling for an impeachment inquiry


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Danielle Allen

As the nation celebrates Memorial Day, Princeton Professor Danielle Allen examines the power of words in the Declaration of Independence to bring us liberty AND equality.

Bill Blum

Back in March, California Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom issued a moratorium on death penalties in that state. Bill Blum is  an award-winning writer and legal journalist, and at one time was one of California’s best-known death-penalty litigators. He says  Governor Newsom’s decision could have tremendous national impact.

Mark Pocan

Coming up,  Representative Mark Pocan joins Bill Press to talk about the fall out from “Infrastructure Week”in Washington,  and the road to impeachment.

Jim Hightower

How ridiculous is Trump’s border stand?